We are showing off our version of Moscow Mule. We call it a “Mexican Burro.” We learned this version from a fellow customer, when shopping at Rumrunners in Tucson, Arizona, who told us how she substitues the traditional vodka for tequila or mezcal to make her favorite drink.
After experimenting ourselves, we like the mezcal, a smokier agave-based cousin of tequila.
2 oz. tequila or mezcal.
1 oz. fresh lime juice
4 oz. ginger beer
Rim a cocktail glass with a lime and crust the rim with Sal del Mar by dipping into a plate sprinkled with Sal del Mar.
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice then add the mezcal and lime juice and shake until chilled. Pour into your prepared glass and finish with the ginger beer. Garnish with lime.
Adjust the ingredients to your taste... more lime... more tequila.
And if you do have copper mugs, make sure to use them in place of a glass!